Louisa May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott

Author of Little Women


    Samuel May

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Louisa May Alcott
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 12 
    • Birth Date:
    • 17 Feb 1722/1723 
    • Birth Location:
    • Roxbury (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 9 Aug 1794 
    • Death Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 4 Oct 1753 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Roxbury (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Spouse:
    • Catharine Mears
    • Marriage Date:
    • 3 Nov 1748
    • Marriage Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

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  • Sources for Samuel May

    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Roxbury, Vol. 1, p. 239, Birth record for Ebenezer May.
    • 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
    • 4 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 1, pp. 420-423, 438, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 5 Kidd, Charles, Debrett Goes to Hollywood, New York: St. Martin's Press (1986), 122.
    • 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, Ancestry.com (Online Database).